Questions tagged [google-public-dns]

Google Public DNS is a recursive DNS resolver, similar to other publicly available services.

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Neep help in properly setting up load balancer and googl cloud cdn [closed]

I tried to set up google cloud cdn for my server on google compute engine. I have done everything correct but images on my server are not getting cached. cache hit ratio is n/a. in logs, i am getting ...
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What would happen if someone would flush host from Google public DNS while it's name server is down?

During the recent DDoS attack on Dyn servers, many websites couldn't be reached for quite a while. However, these websites were resolvable via Google's public DNS servers. I assume IP addresses were ...
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Windows DNS server local external resolution only

Thanks for your help. I have a windows 2012 r2 server we are using for an internal DNS. This DNS server requires and external connection in order to use GADS (Google apps directory sync) and Google ...
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ISP is DNS Hijacking. Updated DNS to Google OpenDNS, but still hijacked [closed]

I'm visiting India, and saw that their main provider, Airtel, limits the entirety of the internet to just a small handful of websites festooned with their own advertisements, and annoying redirects. ...
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How can I choose between using my ISP's DNS, or Google's 8.8.8.8? [closed]

It seems like a good idea to use Google's public DNS 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 because it's really fast -- much faster than my own ISP's DNS! -- and probably more reliable, too. That seems like a ...
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Is Google Public DNS (for my browser, not my website) faster than your run of the mill DNS? [closed]

I was looking up info on using Google DNS for our website but found info on using Google Public DNS for our local computers. Anyone know if how much faster it is? Or a good way to measure it?
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Cached response times from Google Public DNS slow

I noticed very strange but consistent performance behavior from Google Public DNS 8.8.8.8. Even-though a DNS record was cached, the response time was in the range of 20-30ms, which seems high. When I ...
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is 8.8.8.8 located on one location [closed]

are servers 8.8.8.8 (or 8.8.4.4) located on location, or are they distributed throughout the world? what I am interested in is, if I issue DNS request from austria, will I get reply from US or from ...
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Use different dns servers for CDNs

Back when google first released their 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 dns servers I did some profiling, and they are way faster for our location. A more recent test confirms this is still the case. However, after ...
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Downside of using public DNS in corporate network

Is there any downside to using a public DNS service like Google's 8.8.8.8/8.8.4.4 for corporate network DNS service, as in making it the network connection's DNS server for an AD DC? It seems like if ...
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google dns and my linux server

Last night we were having some serious server events. At first it appeared that our issue was with google (8.8.8.8). We would run ping and at some point we would have some packet loss. At about the ...